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Ticketmaster caught enlisting pro scalpers for online resales (updated)

It's allegedly turning a blind eye to bots in the name of extra fees.<p>Ticketmaster claims it's fighting scalpers tooth and nail, but it may be aiding them in private. Exposés at <i>CBC News</i> and the <i>Toronto Star</i> have shown the company courting professional scalpers, even when it's clear they're using bots …

Ticketmaster

Ticketmaster partners with scalpers to rip you off, two undercover reporters say

Ticketmaster is reportedly recruiting professional scalpers in order to get more money from customers and expand its resale business, according to undercover investigations by CBC News and The Toronto Star published Thursday.<p>In July, reporters from the publications went undercover at an industry …

Ticketmaster

Study: people tend to cluster into four distinct personality “types”

New sorting algorithm yields more robust, replicable results than other methods.<p>People love taking online quizzes; just ask Buzzfeed and Facebook. A …

Northwestern University

BPA Substitutes May Cause Same Issues as the Original

NewsBisphenol A, or BPA, is a man-made chemical that has become a household word. It is a plasticizer used in such a wide range of consumer products …

Eggs

Key witness in casino fraud case found dead in creek

A key witness in a casino fraud case, whose body was found floating in a Pennsylvania creek over the weekend, had apparently died of an accidental drowning, the Luzerne County Coroner’s office said on Tuesday.<p>Matthew Crane, 28, was found dead in Mill Creek, two miles from the Mohegan Sun Pocono …

Money Laundering

Bonds, their types, features, regulations and tax treatment explained in 18 minutes

Regulation

7 Foods an Inflammation Expert Never Eats

If you look at the most common diseases, from diabetes and obesity to cancer and heart disease, they all have one thing in common: inflammation. …

Wellness

Cracking ransomware: RansomWarrior victims can now retrieve files for free

Researchers at Check Point examined this recent form of ransomware and found it relatively easy to crack.<p>Victims of a new form of ransomware that …

Ransomware

Prepare a Go Bag to Make a Quicker Exit

The first sign some­thing was wrong was the “snow” Ryan Cross and his family saw outside their San Diego home in October 2003. They soon realized it …

San Diego

10 Scientific Reasons You’re Tired After a Good Night’s Sleep

What happens when those eight hours don't take? Doctors explain.<p>We’ve all been there. A solid night’s sleep, and yet you wake up exhausted. “There …

Sleep

Artificial intelligence system detects often-missed cancer tumors

Researchers based at University of Central Florida developed the system by teaching a computer platform the optimal way to detect small specks of …

Artificial Intelligence

The 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - A Science Fiction Reading List

<b>1.–10.</b><p>Our favorite science fiction tends to use the future to illuminate and discuss issues in our present. <i>1984</i> is a prime example of this, a …

Science Fiction

The best and worst places to invest in real estate in college towns

If you’re thinking of investing in real estate, buying in a college town offers a lot of perks, along with a substantial and steady stream of …

Real Estate

Trump's favorite punching bag, Jeff Sessions, may have just made himself fireproof

It’s not news that President Trump is disappointed in Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions. He long has been grumbling over the attorney general’s decision to recuse himself from matters related to the 2016 presidential campaign, a decision that eventually led to the appointment of special counsel Robert S. …

Donald Trump

The Coming Revolution In Software Development

For decades, software development has been done manually.<p>From punching cards in FORTRAN to writing distributed systems in Go, the discipline has remained fundamentally the same: think deeply about a problem, come up with a clever approach (i.e., algorithm) and give the machine a set of instructions …

Artificial Intelligence

UCLA researchers identify link between gut bacteria and eating for pleasure, as opposed to hunger

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Science

Should I Buy Gold?

Is now a good time to buy gold? It has been down since the price of gold hit its peak of $1,895 in 2011. Buying gold is not for the faint of heart, …

Gold Prices - 100 Year Historical Chart

Backlinks from other websites and blogs are the lifeblood of our site and are our primary source of new traffic.<p>If you use our chart images on your …

6 'Crash-Proof' Safe-Haven Investments for a Bear Market

<i>Editors' pick: Originally published Jan. 21.</i><p>Markets are crashing around us, once-reliable stocks are getting shorted, China's economic slowdown is …

Five good places to put your money during a bear market

Your Money from Kiplinger March 6, 2016<p>Whether we’ve already fallen into a bear market, as ace market analyst Jim Stack argues, or whether the …

What are some of the most disturbing Wikipedia pages to read?

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SpaceX seeks approval for Starlink internet tests on high-performance govt. planes

According to updated regulatory documents and recent Aviation Week interviews with the US Air Force Research Laboratory, it can be all but guaranteed …

The fear of running out of money in retirement is overblown

One of my biggest concerns about early retirement was running out of money. What if there was another massive correction in the stock market? What if …

The five universal laws of human stupidity

In 1976, a professor of economic history at the University of California, Berkeley published an essay outlining the fundamental laws of a force he perceived as humanity’s greatest existential threat: Stupidity.<p>Stupid people, Carlo M. Cipolla explained, share several identifying traits: they are …

Researchers discover how blue light from displays accelerates blindness

<i>The University of Toledo via Dan Miller. Click for original.</i><p>Blue light filters are popular on PC monitors and other displays as a way of preventing …

How ablation destroys cancer to prolong lives

Seven years ago, when Heather Hall was informed by her oncologist that her kidney cancer had spread to the liver, she initially assumed she had just months to live. “I’d been on chemotherapy for a while, but they’d done a CT scan and found three new tumours,” she says. “But they then said that, …

Tumors

Here’s How America Uses Its Land

Pasture/range<p>Forest<p>Cropland<p>Special Use<p>Miscellaneous<p>Urban<p>= 1 million acres<p>Pasture/range<p>Forest<p>Cropland<p>Special Use<p>Miscellaneous<p>Urban<p>= 1 million …

Exports

Hiroshima bombing: The pictures too shocking to see

ON AUGUST 6, 1945, an atomic bomb was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima to hasten the end of World War II.<p>American B-29 bomber Enola Gay …

How Tech Billionaires Hack Their Taxes With a Philanthropic Loophole

Late in 2014, Nicholas Woodman, the founder and chief executive of GoPro, announced what appeared to be an extraordinary act of generosity.<p>Mr. Woodman, then 39, had just taken his camera company public, and was suddenly worth about $3 billion. Now he was giving away much of that wealth — some $500 …

Philanthropy

Why Your Return From Home Equity Is Always Zero

Home equity is an awful investment. It is unsafe, illiquid and its rate of return is always zero. Home equity is your “skin in the game” — it’s the difference between your home’s value and how much you owe on the loan.<p>If you own a $500,000 home and owe $400,000 on the loan, you have $100,000 in …

Owe